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Digital Rare Book Release: Ana Maria Caballero's Tryst

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A reading and Q&A with author Ana Maria Caballero to celebrate the launch of her new collection, Tryst.

About the book

Tryst explores the moments and the non-moments, the loves, the losses and the in-between, that make up the lives of the people of Brooklyn. A set of three lyrical and arresting short stories, Tryst offers a glimpse into the poetic and expansive inner lives of the people we walk past every day.

This special first edition release consists of only 100 copies, each with unique cover art. It includes exclusive access to author Q&As and a book club.

About the author

ANA MARIA CABALLERO is a first-generation Colombian-American poet and artist.

Her first book of poetry, Entre domingo y domingo, received Colombia’s José Manuel Arango National Poetry Prize and was second place in the nationwide Ediciones Embajales Prize. Her first nonfiction manuscript A Petit Mal was awarded the International Beverly Prize and is available for pre-order.

Her Pushcart Prize-nominated work has appeared in journals such as the L.A. Review of Books, Portland Review, Sundog Lit, Tupelo Quarterly, Gigantic Sequins, and The Southeast Review and reached the final round of consideration in Ploughshare’s Emerging Writer Contest.

Her digital poems have been recognized with a Sevens Foundation grant, featured by the Museum of Contemporary Digital Art and the Digital Francisco Carolinum, sold at live auction, and exhibited in Times Square, London, Paris, Brussels, among other venues.

Her work with poetry on the blockchain has been covered by major media outlets, such as ARTnews, Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Elle UK. She cofounded literary NFT gallery, where the intrinsic value of poems as works of art is made manifest via blockchain technology.

About the publisher

Alexandria publishes limited edition digital books using blockchain technology. Built by writers and book-lovers, Alexandria celebrates what we love about books and supports authors and publishers in order to create the Great Library of the Multiverse.